This article will answer every question you have about Ke Huy Quan. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Quan do for a living?
- Who are Quan’s parents and siblings?
- What are Quan’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Quan married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Quan have any children?
- Where is Quan now?
- How tall is Quan?
- How much money does Quan earn?
- What is Quan’s net worth?
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Who is Ke Huy Quan?
Ke Huy Quan also known as Jonathan Ke Quan is a prominent Vietnamese-born American actor and stunt choreographer. He played Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) and Data in The Goonies (1985). He stopped acting following the roles in the sitcom Head of the Class (1991) and the film Encino Man (1992). due to a lack of opportunities and obtained a film degree from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Then he went on and worked as a stunt coordinator and assistant director.
In 2022, he returned to acting with the science fiction film Everything Everywhere All at Once. In the film, his role as a naive husband navigating the multiverse won him several accolades, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.
How Old Is Ke Huy Quan?
He is 51 years old as of January 2023, having been born on August 20, 1971, in Saigon, Vietnam. Quan shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Demi Lovato, Andrew Garfield, Prettyboyfredo, David Walliams, Shubble, and many more.
Ke Huy Quan Family
Who are Ke Huy Quan’s Parents?
News on the internet shows that he was born to Vietnamese parents of ethnic Chinese (Hoa) descent. However, his parents’ names and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Does Ke Huy Quan have Siblings?
News on the internet shows that he has eight siblings. However, his siblings’ names and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Ke Huy Quan Education
He received his high school education at Mount Gleason Junior High School and Alhambra High School. After high school, he attended The University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts where he enrolled in the film program and graduated in 1999.
Ke Huy Quan’s Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Corinna Ke Quan.
Ke Huy Quan Kids
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has kids or not. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Ke Huy Quan Career
At the age of 12, he became a child actor starring as Harrison Ford‘s sidekick Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. At Castelar Elementary School, the casting director auditioned children, which also included his younger brother. In 1985, he co-starred in The Goonies as a member of the eponymous group of children, the inventor Richard “Data” Wang. In 1986, he played a pickpocket orphan in the Taiwanese movie It Takes a Thief. The following year, he appeared in the Japanese movie Passengers (Passenja Sugisarishi Hibi) with the Japanese idol singer Honda Minako.
From 1986 to 1987, he played Sam on the short-lived TV series Together We Stand and played Jasper Kwong from 1990 to 1991 in the sitcom Head of the Class. In 1991, he starred in the movie Breathing Fire and had a small role in Encino Man (1992). In 1993, he played the starring role in the Mandarin-language TV show The Big Eunuch and the Little Carpenter which ran for forty episodes. Moreover, he starred in the 1996 Hong Kong/Vietnam co-production Red Pirate. Having studied Taekwondo under Philip Tan on the set of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, later he trained under Tao-Liang Tan.
A Career from 1998 to 2018
As an adult, he found it difficult to find acting work in the United States. Eventually, he quit acting and enrolled in the film program at the University of Southern California. After graduating from USC, he was asked by Corey Yuen to go to Toronto, Canada, to help choreograph fighting sequences in X-Men (2000). For the next decade, he went on and worked on various productions in Asia and the United States.
A Career from 2018 to Present
He was inspired by the success of Crazy Rich Asians (2018) to return to acting. That same year, the Daniels began casting for their film Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022). Two weeks after getting a talent agent, he received a call to audition for the film. He was thus announced in January 2020, as a cast member of Everything Everywhere All at Once. In March 2022, the film was released to critical acclaim with Quan’s performance receiving praise and media attention.
After landing the role of Waymond Wang, in September 2019, he received a supporting role in the Netflix film Finding ‘Ohana. Director Jude Weng approached Quan after overhearing her describing the film as The Goonies meets Indiana Jones, in both of which Quan had appeared. It was announced in February 2022, that he had joined the cast of the TV adaptation of American Born Chinese for Disney+. Quan was announced in September 2022, to have joined the cast for the second season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe series Loki for Disney+.
Ke Huy Quan Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 4 inches (1.63) and a weight of 68kg (150 lbs).
Ke Huy Quan’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $1 million.